With dramatic curves optimized for performance, power, and ease, the Shun Ken Onion 4.5 Steak Knife provides the ultimate cutting experience. This knife bears a superbly sharp edge, slicing cleanly and easily through steak with no need for serrations. Utilize for this fine blade at any classic steak dinner, it excels with filet mignon, pork or veal chops, prime rib, and meats of all kinds.
The Shun Ken Onion 4.5 Steak Knife features a strong VG10 core supported by sixteen layers of Damascus cladding on each side, a total of thirty-two layers of SUS410/SUS431 stainless steel. The Kasumi knife-making method produces a blade that glides and slices through foods with ease, and also results in a lovely, rippled effect upon the blade known as suminigashi in Japanese, meaning ink pattern. This razor-sharp blade exhibits exquisite edge retention, while its full tang offers notable strength and balance.
The Shun Ken Onion line of knives incorporates numerous inventive designs to reduce strain and provide complete control during use. The bolster angles to extend over the back of the spine, and the handle curves to meet the shape of your palm. offering stunning beauty and unprecedented ergonomics, these advancements help to cultivate a professional pinch grip while cutting, whether gripping with your left hand or right.
Sanded and buffed to a hard, shiny surface for exceptional durability and moisture resistance, the ebony handle of the Shun Ken Onion 4.5 Steak Knife is made from PakkaWood, Shuns innovative resin-treated hardwood. For best edge retention, hand wash Shun cutlery.
The KAI corporation has produced fine cutlery for three generations in Seki City, Japan. The Shun Ken Onion 4.5 Steak Knife carries a limited lifetime warranty with complimentary lifetime sharpening service provided by Shun.